Golden Skulltulas

Rewards

Whenever you kill a Gold Skulltula, they will leave behind a Gold Token for you to pick up, to prove you killed it. In Kakariko Village there is a House Of Skulltula, where a family has been cursed and changed into spiders. Every 10 tokens you get something from the family as you dispel the curse.


10 Gold Tokens: Adult’s Wallet (Holds 200 Rupees)
20 Gold Tokens: The Stone Of Agony
30 Gold Tokens: Giant’s Wallet (Holds 500 Rupees)
40 Gold Tokens: Ten Bomchus
50 Gold Tokens: A Heart Piece
100 Gold Tokens: Unlimited Gold Rupees

Bottom of the Well

Where: Hidden Alcove
How to get it: When you can hear a Skulltula but can’t for the life of you work out where it is, check all surrounding walls with the Lens Of Truth for one in a hidden alcove in the wall.

Where: Room With Flying Pots
How to get it: It’s on the wall, so just kill it as you would normally.

Where: In The Like Like Cage
How to get it: Get swallowed up twice from outside the cage to end up inside the cage. From here you can take the Skulltula as you would normally.

Death Mountain Crater

Where: Near Bolero Of Fire Warp Exit
How to get it: There’s a patch of soil near the exit, so empty a bottle of bugs into it to reveal a Gold Skulltula.

Where: Crate Left Death Mountain Crater Entrance
How to get it: As you enter the Crater, look to your left and there is a crate. Disturb the crate by any means you wish to reveal another Gold Skulltula.


Death Mountain Trail

Where: Behind Soft Rock Wall
How to get it: To get this, bomb the bright brown patch of the wall that is on your right as you run up the trail to see a Skulltula in an alcove.

Where: Soft Soil Patch Outside Dodongo’s Cavern Entrance
How to get it: To get this Skulltula, release bugs into the soft soil.


Desert Colossus

Where: Near The Temple’s Entrance
How to get it: There’s soft soil in this area. Find it, then put some bugs in the soil. Also plant a seed here for a later Skulltula.


Dodongo’s Cavern

Where: Bomb Flower Room
How to get it: Here, you can’t go into the room where you have to blow up all of those bomb flowers to raise some steps via the normal path. Instead, when you enter the dungeon use the right pillar lift and enter the room with the switchblades running along the floor and ladders with blue blocks at the bottom. Go up the ladder without a blue block and follow the rooms until you are in the Bomb Flower Room. Turn left and carry on down your current path until you see some vines. Kill the Skulltula up there and then climb up and collect the token.

Where: Bomb Flower Room
How to get it: This time you can enter the room where you have to blow up all of those bomb flowers to raise some steps the normal way. Walk along the raised section around the edge until you find the Golden Skulltula.

Where: Dodongo Larva Corridor
How to get it: From the main room, use the door on the right which is being guarded by a Bombos to enter the corridor where Dodongo Larva spring out of the ground at you. Bomb a patch of the wall which looks different to the rest and inside kill the Armos to reveal a Skulltula.

Where: Room Through The Rock Dodongo Head
How to get it: From the main room, go through the mouth of the Dodongo, and in the room with blocks in it find a patch of the wall that looks different from the rest of it. Bomb it and there is an Armos to kill to reveal another Skulltula.


Gerudo Valley

Where: Behind The Waterfall
How to get it: Dive in off the wooden bridge (go on, you know you want to!), and swim up towards the waterfall. Behind it is a ladder. Climb up this and into a cutaway in the wall. The Skulltula is here.

Where: On A Ledge In The Valley
How to get it: Look down into the valley off the cliff side, and find a ledge with a cow on it. Find a Cucco, grab it, and glide down to this ledge. You’ll find some soft soil. Let some bugs dig into it, and out will come a Golden Skulltula.


Goron City

Where: Suspended Platform
How to get it: Look on the outside of the suspended bridge. Fire your slingshot at it to kill him and use your boomerang to retrieve the golden token.

Where: Top Level
How to get it: Find a room of rocks, and bomb everything in sight. Follow the path of bombable rocks to find a crate with a Skulltula inside.


Hyrule Castle

Where: First Tree
How to get it: As you enter the path to Hyrule Castle, before you reach the gates, there is a tree. Roll into it and a Gold Skulltula will fall out.

Where: Outside, Near Talon Meeting Place
How to get it: There’s a tree on the corner of the moat. Play the Song of Storms underneath it, and go down the hole that opens up.


Hyrule Field

Where: Tree To Left Of Kakariko Village Steps
How to get it: When you see the Kakariko Village steps, go left towards the Market wall. Place a bomb under the lone tree and go down the hole that appears.


Hyrule Castle Town Market

Where: Money Room
How to get it: On the path just after the Drawbridge, enter the room with the lone guard and the pots containing money. Break open all of the crates to find a Golden Skulltula inside.


Inside Jabu Jabu’s Belly

Where: Room With Holes In The Floor
How to get it: Drop through the right hole and you’ll land near a Skulltula. Use your boomerang to get rid of him.

Where: Room With Holes In The Floor
How to get it: Drop through the right hole (again) and you’ll land near a Skulltula. Use your boomerang to get rid of him.


Where: Outside The Boss Room
How to get it: In the room just before the Boss Room, climb up the various vines until you come across this Skulltula.


Where: Room With Small Lake
How to get it: In the room with two patches of land separated by water and vines down the right side of the room, look up those vines to find another Skulltula.


Inside the Deku Tree

Where: Compass Room
How to get it: In the room where you obtain the compass, there is an alcove with the Skulltula in it to your left. Watch out for the Giant Skulltula and all will be fine.

Where: The Vines Leading Back To Ground Floor
How to get it: When you have rid of the spider web on the ground floor, dive down into the floor below and then look back up at the vines. There is a Skulltula on this wall.


Where: Alcove With Wooden Bats
How to get it: Down the bottom of the main hole in ground floor, use your boomerang to kill the Skulltulla down here.


Where: Room With Two Spider Webs And Torch
How to get it: As an Adult, finish the Forest Temple and then come back here as a Child (this may be possible to do as an Adult). Burn the spider web with a Deku Baba behind it and then kill it. Bomb the wall behind him and then kill the resulting Golden Skulltula.


Kakariko Village

Where: Dampe’s House
How to get it: Visit the Graveyard at night and look on the wall of Dampe’s house.

Where: House Of Skulltula
How to get it: Once again, go into the town at night and look on the back wall of the House Of Skulltula.

Where: The Unfinished Building
How to get it: Also at night have a look at the building that they’re… building, and you’ll find a Golden Skulltula on one of the pillars.

Where: A House Near The Death Mountain Trail Gates
How to get it: Look for this house at night and on the wall is a Golden Skulltula.

Where: Ladder Of The Lookout Tower
How to get it: Before you go up this ladder at night, stand back and aim up with your Fairy Slingshot at a Golden Skulltula waiting for you.

Where: Soft Soil In Graveyard
How to get it: Empty a bottle full of bugs down this hole and a Skulltula shall pop out.

Where: In A Tree
How to get it: At night, when you enter the village from Hyrule Field, look for a tree. Roll into it and one should fall out.


Kokiri Forest

Where: Know-It-All Brothers’ House
How to get it: Visit the forest at night, and look at the back pf the Know-It-All Brothers’ House. Use your Slingshot and Boomerang to kill the Skulltula and retrieve the token.

Where: Soft Soil Patch
How to get it: Let a bottle of bugs out into this patch of soft soil and kill the Skulltula that emerges.


Lake Hylia

Where: One Of The Three Islands
How to get it: Go to each of those islands connected by bridges in the distance at night time and on one of them is a Golden Skulltula.

Where: Soft Soil Patch
How to get it: In front of the Science Laboratory there is another patch of soft soil. Drop a bottle of bugs onto it.


Where: The Back Of The Science Laboratory
How to get it: Now go around the back of the laboratory (you might need to do this from afar) and there is a Golden Skulltula there.


Lon Lon Ranch

Where: Talon’s House
How to get it: At night look at the windows of Talon’s House. On one of them there is a Golden Skulltula.

Where: The Tree
How to get it: Roll into the tree in the ranch and a Skulltula will pop out.


Where: Back Of The Ranch
How to get it: Inside the horse area, go to the back and find that wooden structure at night. There’s a Golden Skulltula there.

Where: The Weird Building Towards The Back Of The Ranch
How to get it: You know, the one with the cow in it? Well anyway, run around the side of the ranch until you find a hard-to-describe building. Go through the door and inside there is (among other things) a cow and a Golden Skulltula.


Lost Woods

Where: Soft Soil Patch Near Deku Scrubs
How to get it: When you eventually find this patch of soft soil, deposit some bugs into it to reveal a Golden Skulltula. Also, plant a Magic Seed here for later.


Where: Under The Bridge From Kokiri Forest To Hyrule Field
How to get it: Find your way from the entrance to the Lost Woods to this room, and then find the soft soil patch underneath the bridge. Let a bottle of bugs loose into the patch of soil and a Skulltula will be revealed.


Spirit Temple

Where: Iron Knuckle Room
How to get it: Turn around after the fight with Iron Knuckle, and there’s one above the door here.

Where: Tunnel One
How to get it: Go through the first tunnel, and then turn right. There’s grating here, with a Skulltula on it.


Where: Tunnel Two
How to get it: Go through the second tunnel, then go through the door. You’ll find a climbable wall. Stand at the base and pick off the Skullwalltulas, and then climb up for another Skulltula.


Zora’s Fountain

Where: Island With Lone Tree
How to get it: Find the island with a tree on it. Roll into the tree and a Skulltula will drop out.


Where: Giant Log
How to get it: Find the giant log floating around in the water, and get on it. Go to the wall with it and there’s a Golden Skulltula there.


Zora’s River

Where: Tree Near Entrance
How to get it: When you enter the River, one of the first things you will see, apart from some rocks, is a tree. Roll into it and a Skulltula will fall out.

Where: The Top Of The River
How to get it: When you find the network of paths over the shallow water near the waterfall, drop into the water below and take out the Gold Skulltula on the ladder.

 

Death Mountain Trail

Where: Summit of Death Mountain Trail at Night
How to get it: Just behind one of the boulders near the Skullwalltulas on the wall.

 

Where: Bomb Plant Area Above Dodongo’s Cavern Entrance at Night
How to get it: At the entrance of Goron City, turn around and you’ll see a path leading you to this balcony.


Desert Colossus

Where: Along The Magic Plant’s Trail
How to get it: Plant a Magic Bean in the soft soil near the entrance of the Spirit Temple as a child, then come back as an adult and ride the plant to get the Gold Skulltula.

Where: Up A Palm Tree
How to get it: Look up all of the palm trees until you find the Gold Skulltula. Fire your arrows to kill him and then Hookshot the token.


Dodongo’s Cavern

Where: Dodongo Larva Corridor
How to get it: Return to the Dodongo Larva Corridor where you bombed the wall has a child. At one point along the corridor, Navi will float up above the corridor into an alcove. Play the Scarecrow’s Song when she does this and Hookshot up to the Scarecrow. There’s a Skulltula waiting for you.


Fire Temple

Where: Main Bridge Room
How to get it: In the room with the long wooden bridge running across it, play the Song Of Time on the big Song Of Time block. It will let you into a new room, in which there is a Golden Skulltula.


Where: Spinning Tiles Room
How to get it: In one of the rooms with flying spinning tiles (the one leading to the boss key), find a Like Like and look behind it to find another Skulltula.

Where: Boulder Maze
How to get it: There are certain points in the maze with a exit. In one of the points, however, you will hear a Skulltula noise. Lay a bomb on the ground here and kill the Skulltula below.

Where: Above The Boulder Maze
How to get it: On the second floor of the maze, run around until Navi flies off and turns green. When she does, play the Scarecrow Song and use the platforms to get to your next Skulltula.

Where: Megaton Hammer Room
How to get it: Here, look on the walls to find another Skulltula.


Forest Temple

Where: Outside The Temple Door
How to get it: After you have used the Hookshot outside the Temple to get up to the entrance, you’ll find yourself in a courtyard. Two Wolfos will attack, but once you have dispatched them find some vines along the right hand wall and climb them. Get up onto a the branch you’ll find at the top and from there kill the Skulltula.

Where: In The Main Room
How to get it: In the main room with the four torches, go to the centre of the room and use first-person mode to look at all of the walls to find it. Once you have done so, kill it and retrieve the token with your Hookshot.


 

Where: Room With Well
How to get it: Go to the first well room, and up on one of the walls you’ll find a Skulltula.

 

Where: Room With Well Drainage Button
How to get it: There are two rooms with the well in, but go to the one which also has the switch to drain it. Use your Hookshot to grapple the small treasure chest and kill the Skulltula on that ledge.

Where: Room Before Boss Room
How to get it: There is a wall here which you can push around until you find a Golden Skulltula. You will also have to use various switches.


Ganon’s Tower

Where: Stone Arch
How to get it: Look around near here when you hear the scratching noise. Use a Fairy Bow to kill it and a Longshot to retrieve the token.


Gerudo Fortress

Where: On A Wall To Your Right As You Enter
How to get it: As you enter the area, turn 90° to your right and check the wall above the one you are looking at.

 

Where: Horseback Archery Range
How to get it: Go up to the Horseback Archery Range and you’ll find a Gold Skulltula on one of the targets there.


Gerudo Valley

Where: Behind The Carpenters Tent
How to get it: Just the normal way of getting them, as it isn’t in an awkward position.


Where: Before the entrance to Gerudo Fortress
How to get it: When you can hear that magic scratching noise around this area, look up and he’ll be there.


Haunted Wastelands

Where: The Building With The Invisible Poe Guide
How to get it: There’s one in here, but you don’t need any special tactics for it.

Hyrule Field

Where: Big Rock Near Entrance To Gerudo Valley
How to get it: When you see the big rock with smaller rocks all around it, use your Megaton Hammer on it. Go down the hole that it leaves.


Ice Cavern

Where: Sliding Block Room
How to get it: In the room where you move around that ice block, look on the wall and there should be another Skulltula.

Where: Helicopter Blade Room
How to get it: In the room with the massive blade spinning in the centre, move to the edge of the room as you don’t get hit. Smash the icicles to make your way around the room until you can see the Skulltula up on the wall.

Where: Compass Room
How to get it: Use the blue fire to melt the red ice in front of the Golden Skulltula and Heart Piece.


Kakariko Village

Where: Roof Of Impa’s House
How to get it: At night, look on the roof of Impa’s House (the one with the guard outside) and there is a Golden Skulltula on top. If you cannot get it, use your Longshot.

Kokiri Forest

Where: The Twin’s House
How to get it: High up on the back of the Twin’s House is another Golden Skulltula.


Lake Hylia

Where: Inside The Science Laboratory
How to get it: Equip the Iron Boots and sink to the bottom of the pool. At the bottom there is a Golden Skulltula.

Where: Serenade Of Water Exit Point
How to get it: Look up the tree you appear outside of when you play the Serenade of Water and use your Longshot to kill the Golden Skulltula and retrieve the Token the same way.


Lost Woods

Where: The Plant You Produced As A Child
How to get it: Find the room with the patch of soft soil, and if you planted a seed there, you will find a plant there now. Ride the platform up to find a Golden Skulltula.


Sacred Forest Meadow

Where: Near The End Of The Maze
How to get it: When you get close to the Moblin with the giant club, turn left instead and look up at the walls. There should be a Golden Skulltula there for you.

Shadow Temple

Where: Ship Room
How to get it: Stand on the Triforce symbol on the ship at the end of the dungeon, and play the Scarecrow’s Song. Longshot over to the scarecrow to find another Skulltula.

Where: Blue Spinning Skulls Room
How to get it: Behind the spinning skulls is another Skulltula.

Where: Room With Invisible Platforms
How to get it: Go to the first corner of platforms where you’ll be attacked by a Stalfos. Kill him, but don’t carry on round the corner. Turn around, and use the Lens of Truth to see an invisible platform. Cross it into another room. In here, collect the silver rupees to open a room with a Golden Skulltula inside.

 

Where: Room With Invisible Spinning Blades
How to get it: Explore the walls in this room to find another Skulltula.


Spirit Temple

Where: Egyptian Statue Room
How to get it: Find the huge Egyptian statue, and go up the stairs. To your left you’ll find a ledge that you can get to via the Scarecrow’s Song. A Skulltula is up here.


 

Where: Boulder Room
How to get it: There’s an alcove in here, but to get there you’ll need to play the Song Of Time next to a blue block. You’ll find a Skulltula here.


Water Temple

Where: Waterfall With Platforms Room
How to get it: To the right of this waterfall, and on the wall you’ll see a sneaky Skulltula. Use your Longshot to kill it.

Where: Waterfall With Rocks Room
How to get it: In the room with the waterfall that spits out rocks, equip your Iron Boots and stand at the base. On the wall is a Golden Skulltula.

Where: Room With Diamond Switch
How to get it: Turn left from the room where Ruto departed, and you’ll find a room with a diamond switch in it. Hit this using a charged Spin Attack through the gate it’s behind and kill the Skulltula in the room this opens up.

Where: Room With Longshot
How to get it: Drop down behind the chest that used to contain the Longshot, and equip your iron boots. Along the walls near the third vortex is another Golden Skulltula.

Where: Main Pillar
How to get it: Use the Longshot to climb the inside of the main pillar, right to the top. You’ll need to drain all the water to the bottom of the temple first, though. At the top you’ll find the Skulltula.


Zora’s Domain

Where: Top Of Waterfall
How to get it: Run up to the top of the frozen waterfall where as a child you would have played the diving game, and at the edge look left. There’s a Golden Skulltula here.


Zora’s Fountain

Where: Island With Lone Tree
How to get it: When you have got the Silver Gauntlets, come here and pick up the rock with them. If you don’t have them, then use the Megaton Hammer on it. Anyway, descend down the hole that it leaves behind, kill the three invisible Skulltulas and then the Golden Skulltula is all yours.


Zora’s River

Where: Above The Bridge
How to get it: Run up the river at night until you come across a wooden bridge. When you are on it, look up at the walls around you and you’ll see a Golden Skulltula.

Where: Ledge Above Some Paths
How to get it: ... which may or may not still have a heart piece. Anyway, you’ll be able to hear the Skulltula at night on your journey, so look around for it and then kill it when you see it.

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